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Wisconsin Technical College System Board

Senior Research Analyst 

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-00411

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    Senior Research Analyst

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting salary range for this position is (pay schedule 08-03) is between $46,737 and $72,800 per year plus benefits. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. A 12- month probationary period will be required.
Brenda Powles, HR Program Officer, 608-267-9745,
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The Wisconsin Technical College System Board (WTCSB) provides oversight, leadership and collaboration opportunities for the 16 technical colleges which make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. The WTCSB provides Wisconsin with critical, essential, technical occupations for which the economy of our state is dependent on to advance. WTCSB responds to the needs of our communities, working closely with employers to identify innovative programs and educate individuals, providing a skilled workforce to Wisconsin. Check us out online at

Position Summary:   The Senior Research Analyst is responsible for constructing research reports and retrieving data to support System-Wide research and evaluation. This position develops, generates, analyzes, interprets and disseminates educational and economic data for use in the planning and the evaluation of effectiveness of educational services. This position also collaborates with System Office staff to identify data coaching strategies and design professional learning opportunities in support of fostering a culture of evidence. To carry out the responsibilities of this position, the incumbent utilizes exceptional research and statistical analysis skills, a high level of proficiency with computers and education data, and excellent communication and collaboration skills. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Student Success.

Special Notes:   Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check. WTCS does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.  Travel is required in this position. Must have a valid Wisconsin driver's license.


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Experience conducting data-based research and evaluation (e.g. data mining, conducting statistical analysis, interpreting results)

  • Experience developing and presenting research and evaluation findings to large and small audiences

  • Experience collaborating with organizational stakeholders

Well-qualified applicants will also have:

  • Experience working higher education

  • Experience working with SPSS Statistics and/or Tableau

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